Center for the Childbearing Year, located at 722 Brooks Street near downtown Ann Arbor, houses a collective of independent businesses serving childbearing families and support professionals. Together, we have you covered! Education, services, community, support …
The Center offers educational programs, support groups, and resources for expectant parents, as well as training and certification program for aspiring doulas and professionals who serve childbearing families. A lending library is available and open to the public. Patty Brennan is the owner/director.
The Breastfeeding Center of Ann Arbor, LLC offers lactation consultant services, support groups for breastfeeding mothers, and a store stocking bras and specialty items for breastfeeding mothers. Training to become a professional lactation consultant is now available! Owner Barbara Robertson is an international board-certified lactation consultant (IBCLC).
New Moon Midwifery is a homebirth midwifery practice owned by Amanda Howell, CPM. Prenatal and some postpartum care are provided on site, as well as well woman care.
Gillian offers birth and postpartum doula services, massage therapy (including prenatal massage), private childbirth education, placenta preparation, babywearing consultations/education, and infant massage classes (private or group instruction available).